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Bangladesh

Bangladesh: Extrajudicial killing fears in drug crackdown

More than 30 alleged drug dealers killed in the past week in 'shootouts' with police amid rights activists' warnings.

Bangladesh: Extrajudicial killing fears in drug crackdown

Asia

Bangladesh students demand abolition of job quota system

Thousands of students launch a fresh movement as government fails to honour its promise to end quota in government jobs.

Bangladesh students demand abolition of job quota system

Rohingya

OIC to assume 'stronger role' over Rohingya crisis

The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation says it will create a committee on accountability for crimes against Rohingya.

OIC to assume 'stronger role' over Rohingya crisis

Asia

Is Bangladesh moving towards one-party state?

The controversial jailing of ex-PM Zia and persecution of dissent raises fears months ahead of general elections.

Is Bangladesh moving towards one-party state?

Bangladesh

Bangladesh: Why was science fiction writer Zafar Iqbal attacked?

The stabbing has brought back memories of a series of fatal attacks against secular bloggers that occurred in 2015.

Bangladesh: Why was science fiction writer Zafar Iqbal attacked?

Bangladesh

Rights groups accuse Bangladesh army of covering up sex assault

Protests highlight Chittagong Hill Tracts' Chakma population's anger at alleged sexual assault of two teenaged sisters.

Rights groups accuse Bangladesh army of covering up sex assault

Bangladesh

Khaleda Zia jailed for five years in corruption case

A Dhaka court jails former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia for five years in orphanage corruption case sparking protests.

Khaleda Zia jailed for five years in corruption case

Bangladesh

Bangladesh disappearances 'a matter of grave concern'

Rights advocates accuse authorities of using 'abductions' to send message to people regarded as a threat to the state.

Bangladesh disappearances 'a matter of grave concern'

Rohingya

Rohingya crisis brings Turkey and Bangladesh closer

Turkey and Bangladesh, once at odds, are cooperating to bring aid to hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees.

Rohingya crisis brings Turkey and Bangladesh closer

Bangladesh

'Enforced disappearance' suspected in Bangladesh

Case of Maroof Zaman, whose whereabouts are unknown, underscores a worrying phenomenon of 'enforced disappearances'.

'Enforced disappearance' suspected in Bangladesh

Rohingya

Pope Francis utters the word 'Rohingya' after criticism

Francis meets Rohingya refugees in Dhaka after coming under fire for failing to mention them in a speech in Myanmar.

Pope Francis utters the word 'Rohingya' after criticism

Bangladesh

Bangladesh mutiny case: 139 soldiers to face gallows

High Court upholds death for 139 soldiers but activists and families of those convicted say the trial was not impartial.

Bangladesh mutiny case: 139 soldiers to face gallows